Guangzhou is well connected to other cities in Guangdong province by Inter-city or long distance buses to other provinces.
Long distance bus stations in Guangzhou
Baiyun International Airport
You take buses directly from the airport to Dongguan, Foshan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Nanhai, Qingyuan, Shenzhen, Shunde, Taishan, Yunfu, Zhaoqing, Zhuhai and Wuzhou (Guangxi Province).
You can see timetables for the airport inter-city buses here
Guangzhou Provincial Long-Distance Bus Station (广东省汽车客运站)
The station is located near to the Guangzhou Railway Station. The coach routes operated by the station cover many major cities in Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Hubei, Henan, Shanxi, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Liaoning, Jiangsu and Fujian.
Address: No.145-149, West Huanshi Road
Destinations: Shenzhen, Chenzhou, Dongguan, Yangjiang, Shantou, Shanghai, Yiwu, Nanjing, Zhangjiagang.
Guangzhou Long-Distance Bus Station (广州市汽车客运站)
Guangzhou Long-Distance Bus Station is located at 158 West Huanshi Road. The station owns over 200 coaches, of which more than 100 are luxury coaches. The coach routes operated by the station can get to many cities and counties in Guangdong as well as other provinces, such as Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Jiangsu and Fujian.
Address: No.158, West Huanshi Road
Destinations: Baiwan, Hai’an, Nanxiong, Zhanjiang, Zhongshan, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Jiangsu.
Guangzhou Tianhe Long-Distance Bus Station (广州天河客运站)
One of the cities major long distance bus stations offering buses to over 20 different provinces and routes within Guangdong province.
Address: No.633, Yanling Road.
Destinations: Fujian, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Hunan, Sichuan, Chaozhou, Shantou, Zhanjiang, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan.
South Yuexiu Long-Distance Bus Station (越秀南客运站)
This state-owned station handles offers bus services within Guangdong and to other provinces and aslo direct buses to Hong Kong and Macau via Zhuhai.
Address: No.2, Dongyuanheng, South Yuexiu Road
Destinations: Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Zhongshan.
Panyu Long-Distance Bus Station (番禺汽车站)
Offers buses to most destinations within Guangdong province plus long-distance buses to other provinces.
Address: Bangxicun Road end of East Qinghe Road, Shiqi County, Panyu District.
Destinations: Hong Kong, Macau, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou and most cities within Guangdong.
Fangcun Long-Distance Bus Station (芳村汽车客运站)
Address: No.251, Huadi Avenue
Destinations: Wuyishan, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Sanya, Foshan, Jiujiang, Guilin, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Zhanjiang, Xiamen, Yibin, Fuzhou, Shantou, Nanning, Haikou
Luochongwei Long-Distance Bus Station (罗冲围客运站)
Address: No.251-255, Zengcha Road
Destinations: Shenzhen, Gaozhou, Liuzhou, Nanning, Qingyuan, Wuzhou, Maoming, Changning, Suixi, Zhuhai, Tangjiang, Heshun, Panyu, Guangyao, Dali, Zhaoqing, Liangying, Qingxin, Yunfu, Zengcheng, Guangyao, and Yuwan
Jiaokou Long-Distance Bus Station (窖口汽车站)
Address: West of Fangcun Avenue
Destinations: Zhuhai, Doucheng, Baise, Zhanjiang, Yangchun, Beihai, Zhaoqing, Guilin, Luchuan, Nanning, Luoding, Lianjiang, Yulin, Yunfu, Wuzhou, Haikou, Nanfeng, Hetai, Guiguang
Guangyuan Long-Distance Bus Station (广园客运站)
Address: No.283, Middle Guangyuan Road
Destinations: Luohu, Bao’an, Nanshan, Buji, Shekou, Songguang, Xinqiao, Longhua, Dongguan, Taiping, Zhongshan, Shantou, Chaozhou, Maoming, Huilai, Zhanjiang, Longtan, Conghua, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Lianjiang, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Yiwu, Lishui, Longgang, Yangping, Haikou, Nanchong
Haizhu Long-Distance Bus Station (海珠客运站)
Address: No.182, Nanzhou Road
Destinations: Chongyi, Changning, Gongan, Guiping, Luchuan, Yongding, Longgang, Luohu, Dongguan, Shunde, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Meizhou, Wuzhou, Lianjiang, Zhanjiang, Maoming, Nanxiong, Lianzhou, Conghua, Huilai
Huangpu Long-Distance Bus Station (黄埔客运站)
Address: East Shihua Road, Huangpu District
Destinations: Shenzhen, Lianzhou, Chaoyang, Xingfeng, Lianjiang, Wuhua, and Huazhou
Buying Bus Tickets
In most cases, your hotel should be able to help with this for a small fee. Tickets can be purchased online, but unfortunately, the site is only available in Chinese: http://maipiao.96900.com.cn. You can also buy tickets at the bus station where you will find the major stations will have dual language signage and select staff that speak some English.